Senior Business Systems Analyst



Posted Under: Boston, Massachusetts jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 2101
Posted On: 2017-05-19 20:00:00

<span>Senior Business &nbsp;Systems Analyst job opportunity in Boston, MA<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br>Senior Business/Systems Analyst with strong data skills to work closely business stakeholders and IT staff as the data management subject matter expert. This is a 6+ month contract with good possibility to extend. <br>&nbsp;<br>Job Responsibilities:<br>&bull; Serve as a subject matter expert in multiple areas of market data, and use that expertise to support multiple programs.<br>&bull; Communicate with and understand business goals and requirements, and work to create data solutions that add value to the business.<br>&bull; Demonstrate a strong attention to detail, high degree of initiative, and excellent documentation skills<br>&bull; Support technical project managers to ensure that all aspects of the information analysis and requirements gathering process are completed with the highest degree of accuracy and quality, including the development and socialization of key project artifacts.<br>&bull; Develop and participate in the review of requirements, data mappings, use cases and other artifacts and clearly communicate to both the business and technical team members the system requirements. Demonstrate the ability to define, analyze and translate functional and non-functional business requirements into activity diagrams source to target mappings, system use cases and supplemental specifications. <br>&bull; Demonstrate the ability to access data (SQL), analyze data, and be able to create the logical data model for incoming data. <br>&bull; Support ad hoc data requests within existing governance and security policies and best practices.<br>&bull; Implement rollout plans for data and reporting tools that involves training end users and helping to secure the ongoing buy-in and use of the system. Develop key documentation, user guides and other necessary training materials.<br>&bull; Support a broad base of users of the data and reporting platforms with excellent customer service and incident management skills. <br>&bull; Ensure relationships with the customers and cross-team members are professional and meet management expectations. <br>&nbsp;<br>Required Skills:<br>&bull; Significant knowledge and experience in managing and executing data management initiatives, including data management, warehousing, provisioning and business intelligence. <br>&bull; 5-7 years&rsquo; experience in data management of enterprise wide data. <br>&bull; Understanding of business process modeling, data provisioning modeling, entity relationship modeling and dimensional modeling. <br>&bull; Experience in project management. <br>&bull; Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget. Experience with education related data is required. <br>&bull; Strong attention to detail<br>&bull; Excellent documentation skills <br>&bull; Ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical specifications<br>&bull; Experience in developing requirements for business intelligence, master data management and functional-data projects.<br>&bull; Strong ability to explain advanced data concepts to both database developers and architects, non-technical end users, and senior executives<br>&bull; Understanding of source to target documents, use case and activity diagrams and use case specifications.<br>&bull; Working knowledge of DBMS client software (MS SQL, Oracle (Toad), MySQL) is required<br>&bull; High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) is required <br>&bull; Expertise in understanding and writing SQL <br>&bull; Demonstrated high competency in balancing multiple projects<br>&bull; Strong verbal and written communication skills<br>&bull; Strong analytical and problem solving skills<br>&bull; Experience in process analysis and documentation.<br>&bull; Strong organizational skills<br>&bull; Understanding of various issues tracking/resolution, scope estimation and scope management processes.<br>&bull; Experience with IBM Rational Suite tools (e.g., ReqPro, RSM, Clearquest, and Clearcase) is preferred <br>&nbsp;<br></span>